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1. In what circumstances may children
benefit from a probiotic?
a) To boost lowered immune system
b) During and after antibiotic use.
c) To reduce the symptoms of eczema.
d) All of the above.
2. What are the therapeutic
applications of the combined strains
NCFM and Bi-07 for children?
a) Reduce the frequency of colds and flu.
b) Reduce the duration of cold and flu
c) Reduce the number of days absent from
childcare or school due to colds.
d) All of the above.
3. Which of the following statements
regarding probiotics is TRUE?
a) Probiotics exert their effects via multiple
b) Specific probiotic strains are now known
to influence immune system function
c) Probiotic supplementation may be
particularly beneficial to infants born via
C-section or who are bottle-fed.
d) All of the above.
4. LGG, taken by mothers during
pregnancy and breastfeeding, is
effective for reducing the inwcidence
in children up to the age of
2 years of:
a) Colds and flu.
b) Digestive complaints.
c) Antibiotic-associated diarrhoea.
d) Eczema and food allergy.
5. Heat and temperature variations
can cause probiotics to activate
prematurely and lose potency.
This is why a controllable, stable
environment, such as a fridge, is best
for probiotic longevity. The fridge is
the most temperature-stable shelf in
Probiotic supplementation can be useful to help infants who have been born
via C-section, bottle-fed or undergone a recent course of antibiotics, to restore a
healthy microbial community within the gut.
Recommend researched probiotic strains. Different probiotic strains have different
therapeutic effects. Therefore, ensure you are selecting the right strain for the right
condition to get results.
Choose a probiotic that contains the optimal strength and combination of bacteria.
For optimal therapeutic results, ensure the probiotic you recommend contains a
scientifically validated dose of live organisms specific to the condition, with strains
that are known to be compatible.
Ensure that probiotics are appropriately stored, to keep them alive. A controllable,
stable environment such as a refrigerator is best to protect probiotics from
elevations of temperature and to promote their longevity.
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